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Pissaladière with puff pastry

Pissaladière with puff pastry

This savoury tart is a traditional speciality around Nice, on France's Cote d'Azur.

Originally, pissaladière had much in common with its Italian cousin, the pizza, but made with onions, anchovies and olives, and without tomatoes.

This is a slightly different version, more friable (with a puff-pastry base) and using tomatoes.

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Last modified on: May 7th 2017

For 1 tart, you will need:

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How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.1 hour 16 min.1 hour 38 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #1

Prepare the pissaladière topping

Remove the stones from 50 g black olives, then chop roughly.

Set aside.
5 min.
2 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #2Prepare 200 g onion, but slice thinly. A mandolin is the most effective tool for this. 5 min.
3 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #3Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a saucepan on medium heat.

When really hot, add the onion, salt and pepper, then mix well.
3 min.
4 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #4Turn down the heat and leave to cook for 10 minutes or so, stirring regularly and without colouring. 10 min.
5 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #5Add the chopped olives, mix well and cook for a further 3 minutes. 3 min.
6 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #6Add 250 g peeled tomatoes, 20 g tomato paste and 1 Bouquet garni. 2 min.
7 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #7Leave uncovered on low heat to cook for about 30 minutes. The mixture should stew down to the consistency of a "compote" or thick sauce. 30 min.
8 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #8Finish by adding the chopped parsley, take off the heat and check the seasoning. Leave to cool.
9 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #9

Fill and cook the pissaladière

Preheat the oven to 370°F (190°C).

Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) into a large circle and put on a baking sheet on a sheet of cooking parchment (the pastry may have come with one).

Prick the pastry all over.
3 min.
10 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #10Spread a generous layer of topping over the pastry base. 4 min.
11 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #11Finish by arranging 30 g anchovy fillets on top and scatter a little oregano over. 3 min.
12 Pissaladière with puff pastry : Photo of step #12Bake for 30 minutes.

Serve either warm or cold.
30 min.

Remarks

The topping can easily be made beforehand and even frozen, but it is important to only top the pastry base just before it goes in the oven.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
178822 gr104 gr143 gr
89 %8 %10 %22 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2083 gr12 gr17 gr
10 %1 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 tart : 4.57 €

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And to drink?: An easy drinking rosé from Provence, served well chilled.
Source: Home made.
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